Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
have been told the body of former teamster boss jimmy hoffa may have been buried. this after a dying man told police he saw men moving a black bag at that spot hours after hoffa went missing more than 35 years ago. >>> and happy birthday to actress mira sorvino who turns 45. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. meet the lucky 12-year-old boy who received his first kiss from country music superstar carrie underwood. >>> and comedian chelsea handler sits down with savannah to talk about the new season of "chelsea lately" and her plea to tom cruise. >>> and now keep it on this channel for continuing local news, weather, sports, and more. i'm lynn berry. thanks for watching "early today," just your first stop of the day, today on your nbc station. have a great weekend. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
to talk to you. >>> to michigan now and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. they will search for remains. john yang is there. >> reporter: good morning. this is the latest stop on the twisted path searching for jimmy hoffa. investigators are in that shed, gathering a soil sample to see if the mystery of jimmy hoffa rests here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace, the trail led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried here around the time hoffa went missing. first told the author of "the hoffa wars." >> he is adamant that he is buried at this location. >> reporter: he directed him to the local police. >> we believe the witness did observe something and we felt credible enough to take the investigation to this point. >> reporter: using ground penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today, they'll take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then, the
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
for jimmy hoffa's body is continuing this morning. in roseville, michigan. these are live pictures from the scene where investigators are going to the site where they believe the teamsters boss could be buried. they actually got a tip from someone most recently, you know he disappeared in 1975, was never seen again. an there has been so much speculation as to what ever happened. >> folklore. >> really, it's true, with jimmy hoffa. now they're going to break open through that cement there and we'll of course keep tabs on that. it would be an interesting mystery solved. >> maybe he's not buried in the new football giants end zone. that was the folklore in new jersey. >>> before we turn things over to the "today" show, one final check on today's top stories. construction crews will break ground to clear a path for b.a.r.t.'s extension to the south bay. crews will be widening mission boulevard all the way to warm springs boulevard. they'll also build new on and off-ramps at a b.a.r.t. bridge. >>> a nobel peace laureate is visiting this weekend. she was in prison for years for speaking out a
Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
detroit. is jimmy hoffa's body buried underneath. >>> and we'll see if david goggins broke the guinness world record for pullups in our stu o studio. >> that's tomorrow morning on "today." next week here on "rock center," correspondent richard engle has the special story of lewis loftus. richard first met him on an awful battlefield in afghanistan. the two men have stayed in touch and now almost two years later, we get to see the struggles that this young veteran is going through. >> i used to be one of those guys that made fun of people with post trauma stress in, my mind, not to their face. i'd think what a sissy, you know, what a sissy. now i realize that it's a real thing. >> that will be among our stories next week on "rock center." for everyone who worked so hard to bring you tonight's broadcast, thanks for being with us. good night from new york. >>> a mom on the run, wanted for using her child to do her dirty work. the alleged crime spree and where she could be now. >>> roseanne's presidential campaign hits the bay area. the news is next. our science teacher helped us build it.